A Platonic model of mind can be described analytically: self->mind->brain->body
This is analytic since it is hierarchical, being one in which the One self controls the many. is a sort of republican form of Government (see Plato's The Republic), with the more intelligent layers ruling the less intelligent ones. This might be more susceptible to computer emulation This is completely different than that of Materialism, or reductionistic (logical atomism) model of mind which is essentially mob rule: "Reductionism | Define Reductionism at Dictionary.com noun 1. the theory that every complex phenomenon, especially in biology or psychology, can be explained by analyzing the simplest, most basic physical mechanisms that ..." etc. In Freud's version of this we are controlled by unconscious desires, essentially being victims of mob rule. One can see this form of mind in the art of German Expressionalism. Dr. Roger B Clough NIST (ret.) [1/1/2000] See my Leibniz site at http://independent.academia.edu/RogerClough -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.